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Photo#208602
host tree - Macremphytus testaceus

host tree - Macremphytus testaceus
Woodbridge, 25 miles south of Washington, D.C., Prince William County, Virginia, USA
July 31, 2008
Size: 1 inch
We thought this was a dogwood but the berries are not the ones for a dogwood. We are guessing an American Elder. This is a tree that grew up with several unknown specimens planted in our yard as a seedlings given out by the Virginia Extension Service.

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White caterpillar with yellowgreen underbelly - Macremphytus testaceus host tree - Macremphytus testaceus

Host tree
Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa) has berries like this. http://www.all-creatures.org/pica/ftshl-dogwood-gr-16a.html

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It could be a dogwood
there are some species with berries like this, and the leaves are opposite, which fits. Definitely not Elderberry, which has compound leaves.

 
Dogwood for sure
Definitely a dogwood (Cornus) shrub; note opposite leaves with veins that asymptotically approach the margins. Based on ovate leaf and green twig, this might be Roundleaf Dogwood (C. rugosa).

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